Podcast / Africa

Ethiopia’s Push for Sea Access

This week on The Horn, Alan speaks with Ethiopia scholar Christopher Clapham about Addis Ababa’s bid for its own seaport, including its controversial recent deal with Somaliland, as well as the many internal crises facing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

Podcast / Africa

Corne de l’Afrique : comment éviter le pire en 2024

Dans cet épisode d’Afrique 360°, Enrica Picco et Rinaldo Depagne reçoivent Roland Marchal, directeur de recherche au Centre de Recherches Internationales (CERI) de Sciences Po, pour parler de la montée des tensions dans la Corne de l’Afrique et des risques pour cette région en 2024.

Podcast / Global

Ten Conflicts to Watch in 2024

Which wars is Crisis Group worried about in 2024? This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard talks to Crisis Group’s President & CEO Comfort Ero and Chief of Policy Stephen Pomper about our publication “10 Conflicts to Watch”.

Podcast / Global

Hold Your Fire! (Season 4)

Join Crisis Group Executive Vice President Richard Atwood as he dives deep into the conflicts that rage around the globe. He speaks with Crisis Group field analysts and special guests to get their unique, on-the-ground perspective. Episodes from past seasons of Hold Your Fire! can be found here: Season 1Season 2 and Season 3.

Podcast / United States

The Future of Republican Foreign Policy

In this episode of Ripple Effect, Stephen Pomper and Michael Hanna are joined by Kori Schake, Senior Fellow and Director of Foreign and Defence Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, to discuss the main foreign policy debates animating the Republican primaries.

A New Phase in the War in Gaza?

This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard is joined by Crisis Group experts Mairav Zonszein, Robert Blecher, Tahani Mustafa and Heiko Wimmen to talk again about the war in Gaza, the humanitarian catastrophe unfolding in the strip and the risks of escalation on the Israel-Lebanon border.

Podcast / Africa

Afrique 360°

Plus que jamais, l'Afrique est au centre de toutes les attentions, que ce soit en raison des rivalités géopolitiques sur le continent, de la recrudescence des coups d'État militaires, ou des conséquences du changement climatique. Une fois par mois, dans Afrique 360°, Enrica Picco et ses invités analysent les événements qui font la une en Afrique, tout en avançant des solutions pour tenter de résoudre les crises.

Podcast / Africa

Special Episode: Sudan at War

This week on The Horn, we are bringing you a panel discussion on Sudan hosted by Crisis Group’s President and CEO Comfort Ero at the 2023 Doha Forum with Ambassador Mike Hammer, Ambassador Hanna Tetteh, Kholood Khair and Crisis Group’s Africa director Murithi Mutiga.

Podcast / Europe & Central Asia

Is Moscow the Big Winner from War in the Middle East?

This week on War & Peace, Olga Oliker and Elissa Jobson talk to Hanna Notte, Director for Eurasia at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, about Russia’s response to the war in Gaza, its engagement with Middle Eastern countries and prospects for regional arms control.

Podcast / United States

U.S. Foreign Policy in the Shadow of the 2024 Elections with Colin Kahl

In the first episode of Ripple Effect, Stephen Pomper and Michael Hanna are joined by Colin Kahl, former under-secretary of defence for policy in the Biden administration, to assess U.S. foreign policy as the 2024 presidential election campaign picks up.

Podcast / United States

Ripple Effect

On Ripple Effect, Stephen Pomper and Michael Hanna discuss with expert guests what’s at stake for U.S. foreign policy heading into the 2024 presidential election and what a change in Washington could mean for the conflicts and crises around the world.

Podcast / Africa

No More Rules? Discussing the Crisis in Regional Diplomacy

This week on The Horn, Alan hosts a roundtable discussion with Kholood Khair, Abdul Mohammed, and Alexander Rondos to discuss the multiple crises engulfing the Horn of Africa and why diplomacy has been on the back foot.

Podcast / Africa

Élections en RDC : quelles perspectives pour un réel changement ?

Dans cet épisode d’Afrique 360°, Enrica Picco reçoit Fred Bauma, directeur exécutif de l’institut de recherche Ebuteli, et Onesphore Sematumba, analyste pour la RDC et le Burundi à Crisis Group, pour parler des nombreux défis liés aux élections imminentes en République Démocratique du Congo et aux risques d’un nouvel échec démocratique.

Podcast / Europe & Central Asia

Europe’s Struggle to Respond to the Gaza War

This week on War & Peace, Olga Oliker and Elissa Jobson talk to Julien Barnes-Dacey, director of the Middle East and North Africa Program at ECFR, about Europe’s response to the Gaza war and European foreign policy in the Middle East.

Podcast / Africa

Can COP28 Deliver for Africa?

This week on The Horn, Alan hosts a roundtable discussion with Saliem Fakir, Robert Muthami, and Crisis Group expert Nazanine Moshiri to discuss what’s at stake for African countries at the COP28 climate summit.

Iran: Gaza, “Axis of Resistance” and Nuclear Calculations

This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard is joined by Crisis Group’s Iran Project Director Ali Vaez, to discuss how Iran sees the Gaza war, the danger of a region-wide confrontation and Tehran’s nuclear calculations.

Podcast / Asia

What Threat Does the Rebel Offensive in Myanmar Pose to the Junta?

This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard is joined by Crisis Group’s Myanmar expert Richard Horsey, to discuss ethnic armed groups’ offensive against Myanmar's military in northern Shan State, fighting between resistance forces and the army elsewhere, China’s response to the escalation and the humanitarian consequences.

Podcast / Africa

Après six mois de guerre au Soudan, le Darfour au bord du désastre

Dans cet épisode d’Afrique 360, Enrica Picco reçoit Jérôme Tubiana, conseiller de Médecins Sans Frontières sur les questions des réfugiés, pour parler de la guerre qui ravage le Soudan depuis plus de six mois et de ses retombées dans  la région, notamment au Tchad. Ils évoquent la crise humanitaire et migratoire et les affrontements ethniques au Darfour.

Podcast / Europe & Central Asia

Time to Talk? Assessing the Plausibility of Negotiations in the Russo-Ukrainian War

This week on War & Peace, Olga talks with Samuel Charap, Senior Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation, about the prospect (or lack thereof) of negotiations to end the war in Ukraine, what diplomacy would look like and what role Kyiv’s Western supporters would play in facilitating it.

Will There Be a Day After for Gaza?

This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard is joined by Crisis Group experts Tahani Mustafa and Heiko Wimmen and USMEP President Daniel Levy to discuss Israeli operations in Gaza, rising violence in the West Bank and escalation risks on the Israel-Lebanon border.

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